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Must known facts about MS Dhoni


1.    Dhoni got out in his debut ODI and T20 matches with out scoring a single run.

2.    Dhoni’s trademark long hair in his early career was inspired from Bollywood actor John Abraham.

3.    His 183* against Sri Lanka in 2005 is highest individual score while chasing in ODI.

4.    Dhoni is the one and only captain in the world who had won all cup of ICC.

5.    Dhoni could not score an ODI century outside Asia.

6.    Dhoni holds the record of fastest centuary by an Indian wicket keeper in the Test match.

7.    Dhoni has not scored a half century/century in International T20 matches.

8.    In the year 2011, the TIME magazine included him in ‘Time 100′, the list of most influential people in 2011.

9.    The record of most catches (06 catches Vs New Zealand) by an indian player in an innings of  Test match is held by MS Dhoni.

10.    MS Dhoni’s trademark cricket shot is known as “helicopter shot”, which was taught to him by late Jharkhand cricketer Santosh Lal, who was also a friend of MSD.

11.    Mahinder Singh Dhoni has captained Indian Team in every match it played in world T20 championship. Another unique record held by the captain cool.

12    MS Dhoni once denied in accepting  the doctoral degree offered by Jharkhand Govt, saying that he has not yet completed his graduation.

Five Facts you may not know about Sunil Gavaskar.


1.    Sunil Gavaskar is the only Indian batsman to score a ton and a double in a single match of a debut series.

2.    Sunil Gavaskar is the first and only batsman to have scored double-hundreds in the first, second, third, and fourth innings of Tests.

3.    He is the one and only cricketer to hit hundreds in 3 consecutive innings twice.

4.    Sunil Gavaskar’s 774 runs in his debut series against West Indies in 1971 remains the highest by a debutant.

5.    He has refereed 1 test match and 5 ODI matches.

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